AboutThe centrepiece of Durham’s arts programme, the Gala Theatre is situated in a beautiful, purpose-built, £15m building on the banks of the river Wear in the heart of this historic city. The venue houses a state-of-the-art modern theatre, spacious and comfortable café-bar, two cinema screens and superb conference facilities.
Prices vary according to performance. Please see website for details.
- Certificate of Excellence 2016
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good82
- linda32016Durham, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesElkie BrooksMonday, 13th March 2017Had a great night at the Gala to see Elkie Brooks. The theatre is quite intimate and the show was excellent. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Read full review
- ScarlyPlayzzDurham, United KingdomBetter off somewhere elseSunday, 12th March 2017Screens are small. Way too over priced and greedy. Most trending films aren't actually seen here. Better off going to Cineworld in Dalton Park. Read full review
- Laura MTrip Type:Friends getawayCinema trip with girlsSunday, 19th February 2017Visited with a group of girls. We were in screen 2, which is the smaller of the two. Felt very intimate and cosy. Say in front but didn't feel like the screen was on top of you. Only complaint was... Read full review
- In town/city centre
- Indoor Attraction
- All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
- Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Infra red loop system.
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Ramp / Level Access
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
- On-Site café/restaurant - Cafe bar for 75 people. Serving hot and cold beverages and snacks.
- Delta accepted
- Maestro accepted
- MasterCard accepted
- Max group size - 500
- Solo accepted
- Special group rates
- Visa accepted
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted - 2 meeting rooms
|2017 (2 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017)|
|Monday - Saturday||10:00||- 20:30|
|Bank Holiday||14:30||- 20:30|
Map & Directions
Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A690 into Durham city.
Public Transport Directions
Nearest train station is Durham. Regular buses into the centre of Durham from across the region.